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Prithvi Mudra: Boost Up Earth Elemen in Your Body (10+ Advantages)


Prithvi Mudra is roughly translated in English as Gesture of Earth.

Prithvi Mudra in Sanskrit is a combination of two words, “Prithvi” which is referred to as Earth or Gross or the vast one and “mudra” is a seal or gesture.

This will increase the Earth element and decreases the fire element. So, it is also named as “Agni Shamak Mudra”.

Practitioner Level

This is a basic level mudra which can be performed by anyone at any time.

Mudras are not to be considered lightly, even though they might look very simple to perform.

After mastering the Yogasanas and Pranayama, you will be reaping the benefits of the Mudras as your physical and mental abilities are enhanced and perfected the posture to the possible extent of your ability.

Mudras are higher-level spiritual practices that would be used in mantra sadhanas and deeper meditational sessions to activate the subtle energy channels in your consciousness.

Prithvi Mudra Effects

Prithvi Mudra would help boost up your healing effects and spiritual balance within the body.

12 Amazing Benefits of Prithvi Mudra

Prithvi Mudra has a lot of benefits. Some of them are mentioned below.

  • Prithvi Mudra increases the earth element within the individual.
  • It heals your physical body in and out.
  • This will cure problems such as ulcers, paralysis, weight loss, fatigue, hair and skin problems.
  • It improves the stamina of the individual.
  • If you are suffering from osteoporosis and rickets, it will help you cure.
  • This Mudra helps cure emaciation and brittle nails.
  • It will cure Jaundice and Hperthyroidism diseases.
  • This will also cure Inflamatory diseases.
  • It increases the stability in your body and builds an assertive character in you.
  • This mudra can be used to increase the pleasure, joy, and enthusiasm.
  • This Mudra boosts up the self-confidence in the individual.
  • It can be used to avoid grey hair at an early age.

Preliminary Asanas for Prithvi Mudra

You can be in any of the comfortable sitting asana or postures such as Siddhasana or Padmasana. Know more about yogasanas.

How to do Prithvi Mudra?

Here is a step by step procedure on how to do Prithvi Mudra.

  • Sit comfortably on your yoga mat.
  • Take a few deep and slow breaths to relax your body.
  • Sit in Siddhasana or the Padmasana or if your body doesn't cope up then just sit crosslegged.
  • Touch the tips of your ring finger and thumb finger.
  • Open up your other three fingers.
  • Keep this mudra for about 30 to 45 minutes.
  • You can close your eyes to be in a meditative state for maximum benefit.
  • Practice this mudra daily for reaping the benefits.

Pashinee Mudra Video

Please do watch the below video for better clarity on applying the mudra.

Follow-up mudra for Pashinee Mudra

You can do any of the 34 mudras after Chinmaya. Do check out them for more information on list of all Mudra types.

Note of Caution

Please check the note of caution section before you begin your spiritual practices.


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